Balloon Race Team

Staff:

Pete Copeland, Executive Director

Melissa UngEvent Coordinator

Ashleigh Baker, Events & Communications Assistant

Board of Directors:

Chris DonderoPresident – Nevada Insurance Agency Company
David Taylor, Past President – Microsoft
Mike Klaich, Treasurer – EideBailly, CPAs
Pilar M. Aldecoaotalora, Board Member
Michael Buis, Board Member – Pacific States Communications
Nancy Gilbert, General Council Attorney-at-Law
Ed Buzzetti, Grounds Specialist – Aeronaut Squadron
Tony Rivara, Pilot Representative – The Great Reno Balloon Race Pilots
Ron Smith, Board Member – Voice of The Great Reno Balloon Race
Frank Picone, Board Member RE/MAX Gold
Ginnie Kersey, 
Board Member
Peggy Stromer, 
Board Member

Flight Operations:

Katie Griggs, Flight Director
Aaron Dieringer, Launch Commander
Larry Ratkoviak, Tissue Paper Balloon Launch Coordinator
Barry Varischetti, Chief Safety Officer
Ken Walters, Chief Scoring Officer

Committee Leaders:

Dianna Krueger, Cloud 9
Mary Weber, Merchandise
Nina Roseburrough, Rangers/Security
Brenda Mercer, Crewing
Barb Muscutt, Crewing
Heather Beecher, Crewing
Tom Muller, Parking
Connie Douglas, Parking

Photo/Video:

Michael Ung, Videographer/Photographer
Heather Beecher, Photographer
Marilyn Newton, Photographer

Balloon Race Team

Staff:

Pete Copeland, Executive Director

Melissa UngEvent Coordinator

Board of Directors:

Chris DonderoPresident – Nevada Insurance Agency Company
David Taylor, Past President – Microsoft
Mike Klaich, Treasurer – EideBailly, CPAs
Pilar M. Aldecoaotalora, Board Member
Michael Buis, Board Member – Pacific States Communications
Nancy Gilbert, General Council Attorney-at-Law
Ed Buzzetti, Grounds Specialist – Aeronaut Squadron
Tony Rivara, Pilot Representative – The Great Reno Balloon Race Pilots
Ron Smith, Board Member – Voice of The Great Reno Balloon Race
Frank Picone, Board Member RE/MAX Gold
Ginnie Kersey, 
Board Member
Peggy Stromer, 
Board Member

Flight Operations:

Katie Griggs, Flight Director
Aaron Dieringer, Launch Commander
Larry Ratkoviak, Tissue Paper Balloon Launch Coordinator
Barry Varischetti, Chief Safety Officer
Ken Walters, Chief Scoring Officer
Forrest Griggs, Public Safety Officer

Committee Leaders:

Dianna Krueger, Cloud 9
Mary Weber, Merchandise
Nina Roseburrough, Rangers/Security
Brenda Mercer, Crewing
Tom Muller, Parking
Connie Douglas, Parking

Photo/Video:

Michael Ung, Videographer/Photographer
Heather Beecher, Photographer
Marilyn Newton, Photographer